This guidance is intended for projects where Proforest supports the development and/or implementation of responsible sourcing policy commitments around soft commodities (e.g. soy, beef, palm oil) or forest products.
This guidance is intended to be used when we do fieldwork visits. This may include visiting processing plants, plantations, communities, independent producers’ farms, and other stakeholders such as NGOs.
Part 1 of this report provides a baseline mapping study of Indonesia-China sustainable palm oil linkages. The linkages are investigated from several angles, from an overview of the trade relationship between Indonesia...
An introduction to the key terms and ideas behind No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation (NDPE) commitments, which are most commonly seen in relation to palm oil production.
Shifting towards sustainability: How the APOI is changing palm oil production in West and Central Africa1 December 2019
This publication provides a regional overview of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative's (APOI) progress across West and Central Africa so far.
Download: Shifting towards sustainability: How the APOI is changing palm oil...
02 Drivers of child labour, forced labour, inadequate health and safety, and land rights abuses and disputes in agriculture and forestry30 October 2019
This document outlines some of the most common underlying conditions in which child labour, forced labour, inadequate health and safety, and land rights abuses and disputes are reported to occur in agriculture and...
This document provides suggestions for how companies can use social risk assessment as part of their responsible sourcing strategies for agricultural commodities. It gives an overview of why social risk assessment is...
How a company engages with landscape initiatives depends partly on the company's position in the supply chain. Downstream companies (manufacturers, brands, retailers) often source from many different landscapes in...
Many companies in agricultural commodity supply chains have made commitments to responsible sourcing of commodities. This includes, for example, taking action to reduce deforestation, improve labour conditions, support...
SHARP was a multi-stakeholder partnership of organisations sharing an interest in supporting smallholders globally to produce commodity crops sustainably.
Through the SHARP partnership, production and supply...